Friday, April 18, 2008

The Beginning Of The Twist - The Futureheads


There's two reason why I posted this clip:
1. It's called "The Beginning of The Twist" -which is this weeks topic, even tho this song doesn't qualify.
2. It centres around green-screening, which is something I do a lot in my line of work, and did this week infact, so the techy side of it is fun to watch and very impressive in this video. 

Edit: We received our first comment from Web Sheriff today! 

WEB SHERIFF said...
WEB SHERIFF
Protecting Your Rights on the Internet
Tel 44-(0)208-323 8013
Fax 44-(0)208-323 8080
websheriff@websheriff.com
www.websheriff.com

Hi Blimpy,


On behalf of Big Life Management and Nul Recordings, many thanks for plugging "This is Not the World" (UK street date 26th May) ... .. and thanks, also, on behalf of the management / label and The Futureheads for not posting any pirate links although, if you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, both “The Beginning of the Twist” and “Broke Up The Time” are available for fans and bloggers to post / host / share etc ... .. check-out www.thefutureheads.com and www.myspace.com/thefutureheads for details and the latest info on "This is Not the World" and the band's 2008 tour.

Regards,

WEB SHERIFF

Now, if anyone's not aware of what web sheriff does, I'll fill you in. They are employed by record companies to intimidate bloggers into removing mp3s or links that they deem illegal. 

Had I posted the above track for download, the comment they left would have been nasty and threatening - instead of the faux-thankfulness and blatant marketing of the above. 

I am of the view that us music bloggers do good for the bands we like to write about, and that mp3s that I've got from other blogs have only led me to buy (even) more records than I would do normally. 

Web Sheriff, you really should be focussing your efforts elsewhere, music blogs help your clients immensely (even if they do include a few mp3 downloads for sampling purposes) and I don't like the subtext of intimidation that underlies your presence on our blog. 

5 comments:

Mr DNA said...

The song may not qualify, but the video's got a bit of a twist at the end there when they leave the studio.

I have to say though: I can think of no circumstances under which wearing a bow tie without a shirt isn't a terrible idea. Mackems.

steenbeck said...

I like the storyboard elements. Did you use green-screen for your post-apocalyptic music video, Blimpy, and are you ever going to post that on the 'Spill?

Blimpy said...

Hi steen-

1. Yes I did, so nice that you remembered

2. The band have re-recorded the song, sothe video needs to be re-edited, as it's a teeny weeny bit faster!

WEB SHERIFF said...

WEB SHERIFF
Protecting Your Rights on the Internet
Tel 44-(0)208-323 8013
Fax 44-(0)208-323 8080
websheriff@websheriff.com
www.websheriff.com

Hi Blimpy,


On behalf of Big Life Management and Nul Recordings, many thanks for plugging "This is Not the World" (UK street date 26th May) ... .. and thanks, also, on behalf of the management / label and The Futureheads for not posting any pirate links although, if you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, both “The Beginning of the Twist” and “Broke Up The Time” are available for fans and bloggers to post / host / share etc ... .. check-out www.thefutureheads.com and www.myspace.com/thefutureheads for details and the latest info on "This is Not the World" and the band's 2008 tour.

Regards,

WEB SHERIFF

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